Feed the Children Appoints OKC-Native to Its Board of Directors

Sep 20, 2018 by admin Comments: 0

Dr. Cody Elledge to begin actively serving with global nonprofit Feed the Children Feed the Children has announced the addition of a new member to its board of directors. Oklahoma City-native, Dr. Cody Elledge, has joined the global nonprofit’s board to help further its mission to provide hope and resources for those without life’s essentials. After earning his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Parker University in 2006, he opened Elledge Chiropractic & Acupuncture. In addition to his practice, he owns several other businesses throughout the Oklahoma City area. He has been recognized, locally and nationally, by his peers in the chiropractic community for his expertise in outstanding patient care and educational instruction throughout the U.S. He has a heart for helping children across the world and is a past board member of the Cavett Kids Foundation. He plans to further his passion of helping children in need through Feed the Children’s programs and initiatives. “Dr. Elledge will be a great addition to our Board of Directors,” said Travis Arnold, president and CEO for Feed the Children. “As we continue our work to create a world where no child goes to bed hungry, he can help educate our community on the value […] Read More

Chiropractic care for young children is becoming more mainstream

May 08, 2018 by admin Comments: 0

Link: Dr. Elledge on OKC FOX Dr. Cody Elledge says he has hundreds of child patients at his office in northwest Oklahoma City, Elledge Chiropractic and Acupuncture. “Whether you’re seven-days-old, whether you’re seven-years-old, whether you’re 70-years-old, nerves do a very specific thing in the body,” Dr. Elledge said. He said it may sound scary to take an infant or a toddler to an OKC chiropractor, but it is safe, and the process is likely different that you’d imagine. “Whenever parents bring their babies or their toddlers into the chiropractic office, I think the mass majority of people think, ‘oh my goodness. They’re going to be popped or cracked!’ Well, modern chiropractic has moved away from all that popping and cracking to where the adjustment itself is really gentle,” he said. He demonstrated the procedure on a two-year-old and a three-year-old. He used very little pressure. The girls showed no signs of pain or discomfort. “Essentially what we’re doing is we’re treating the nerve through the spine. So, whenever we have pain, of course chiropractors resolve pain but they do so by taking pressure off of a nerve,” he said. Since the nervous system controls sensory, motor and function of the […] Read More

Waking Up With a Sore Neck?

Mar 07, 2018 by admin Comments: 0

“Waking up on the wrong side of the bed,” as it turns out, is more accurate than you think. For the millions of Americans who don’t get enough sleep, a myriad of health problems and sleep disorders that can develop. However, even if you do get enough sleep, there’s no promise of waking out feeling well rested and ready to start the day. Waking up is hard enough on Mondays or when you need to catch that morning train. But are you waking up with a sore neck? The problem can go much further than your standard ache and pain. Poor sleep, including sleep that stains the neck, can be just as damaging as a lack of sleep. That is why we are going over ways you can fix that crick in your neck and wake up feeling fresh again. As it turns out, it is easier than you would think. What’s Causing My Neck Pain? If we’re going to fix your pain problem, we’ll need to start at the root of the issue. Naturally, neck problems are more than skin deep. Neck pain in the night can be caused by many factors including addiction. That can be solved by […] Read More

Kids and Chiropractic

Mar 28, 2014 by admin Comments: 0

The following article written by Dr. Elledge was published in April Issue of Thrive Magazine. Find the article at: http://issuu.com/thriveokmagazine/docs/thrivemarchapril2014 Kids & Chiropractic by Dr. Cody Elledge, DC Being a family chiropractor, I’m frequently told by patients, “I wish I would have known chiropractic treatment could resolve this or correct that…and if I had, I would have come in months or years ago.” Likewise, I also hear many patients ask why there are children being treated in my office. “What could children possibly have wrong with them that they need chiropractic treatment for?” My answer in part can be a long one, but simply put, parents bring their children in for chiropractic care for many of reasons, including help with common elements such as chronic ear infections, colic, colds and sickness, bedwetting, asthma and allergies, learning and behavioral problems, developmental delays, and most importantly for wellness and prevention. Chiropractic care can treat so many ailments of the human body, even young bodies, that many of us needlessly suffer from and are not classically related to chiropractic care in Oklahoma City. What is chiropractic care you may ask? Well, very simply put chiropractors localize and remove spinal nerve interference. Chiropractor’s perceive […] Read More

Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care Corrects Dizziness / Vertigo

Sep 03, 2013 by admin Comments: 0

Women’s Magazine. January 2000. Boulder, Colorado. by Erin Elster, DC. IUCCA Upper Cervical Chiropractic, a new health care technique incorporating modern computerized technology, has been effective in the treatment of vertigo syndromes, such as benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), labyrinthitis, and Meniere’s Disease. Debbie, age 51, suffered with one to two vertigo episodes per month for an entire decade. She described her benefits from upper cervical care. “Doctors diagnosed me with labyrinthitis and prescribed decongestants and anti-nausea medications which I took for ten years,” she said. “After my first adjustment with Dr. Elster, I stopped taking the decongestants and the dizziness never returned.” One year later, Debbie remains free from vertigo symptoms and medications. Vertigo Facts Vertigo is a subjective sensation of environmental movement, which can range from mild, transient episodes to severe, extended attacks. Often, vertigo is associated with nausea, vomiting, malaise, hearing loss, tinnitus (ear ringing), and a feeling of ear fullness or pressure. Physicians in the United States report more than five million vertigo chiropractic manipulation visits per year, making it among the 25 most common reasons Americans visit a doctor. (Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA), 1999) What Causes Vertigo? Besides viral infection of the inner ear, one […] Read More